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1--Counselors: Counselor Workshop for New Counselors, sponsored by the College Board, for new college counselors, at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, CB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 387-7600, ext. 124; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

1--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Seattle. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

1--Middle schools: Integrating Exploration Throughout the Curriculum, sponsored by the Association of Illinois Middle-Level Schools, for exploratory and school-to- work teachers, at Hadley Junior High School in Glen Ellyn, Ill. Contact: Barb Roth, AIMS, PO Box 11076, Champaign, IL 61826; (217) 333-7104; fax: (217) 333- 2440; e-mail: bjroth@uiuc.edu; Web site: www.cprd.uiuc.edu/aims.

1-3--Teaching: Biannual Good Teaching Conference, sponsored by the California Teachers Association, for educators, at the Marriott Hotel in Burlingame, Calif. Contact: CTA, (650) 552-5350; Web site: www.cta.org.

1-4--Principals: 86th Annual Convention and Exposition: Stand Up and Lead, sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, for administrators, in Atlanta. Contact: Convention Office, NASSP, 1904 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191; (800) 253-7746; (703) 476-5490; e-mail: convention@principals.org; Web site: www.nasspconvention.org.

3-5--Literacy: National Conference on Family Literacy-Shared Vision: Connecting the World of Family Literacy, sponsored by the National Center for Family Literacy, for administrators, family-literacy practitioners, and teachers, at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M. Contact: Carmel Mackin, NCFL, 325 W. Main St., Suite 200, Louisville, KY 40202; (502) 584-1133; fax: (502) 584-0172; e-mail: cmackin@famlit.org; Web site: www.famlit.org.

4--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Plainview, N.Y.; Scottsdale, Ariz.; and Twin Falls, Idaho. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e- mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

4-7--Curriculum management: Maximizing Student Achievement Through Curriculum Assessment and Design and Delivery, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for educators, in Philadelphia. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156: fax: (812) 339- 0018; e-mail: headquarters@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

4-8--Special education: Specialized Classroom Management, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for specialized classroom instructors and teacher aides, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

5--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Riverside, Conn. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

5-6--Safety: Safe and Effective Secondary Schools, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, support staff, school resource officers, and counselors, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

6--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

6-8--Professional development: Lesson Design for Differentiating Instruction, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575- 5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

6-8--Teaching: Understanding by Design: Teaching and Assessing for In-Depth, Engaging, and Effective Learning, and Understanding by Design: Advanced, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575- 5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

6-9--English: Spring Conference: Changing Landscapes: Explorando Fronteras Nuevas, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Portland, Ore. Contact: NCTE, 1111 W. Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096; (217) 328-3870; fax: (217) 278-3761; e-mail: public_info@ncte.org; Web site: www.ncte.org.

7-9--Science: Focus on Standards for Science and Mathematics, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators, in Denver. Contact: Project 2061, AAAS, 1333 H St. N.W., Room 844, Washington, DC 20005; (888) 737-2061; Web site: www.pdp2061.org.

7--Principals: Child Development Project, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for elementary and middle school principals and assistant principals, at the OAESA Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Eric Schaps, NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314-3483; (703) 684-3345 or (800) 386-2377; fax: (703) 549-5568 or (800) 396-2377; Web site: www.naesp.org.

7-8--Curriculum: Themes and Essential Questions for Curriculum and Assessment, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

7-8--Data: Advanced Curriculum Mapping: Unpacking Assessment Data to Improve Student Performance, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578- 9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

7-8--Grading: Developing Grading and Reporting Systems for Student Learning, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K- 12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

7-8--Principals: Meeting the Challenges of the Contemporary Principalship, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575- 5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

7-8--Teaching: Classroom Instruction That Works, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311- 1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

7-8--Technology: Software Training Workshop for Data Point, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for teachers and administrators, at the NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Deadline: 15 days before event. Contact: Sharon Steindam, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843-6773; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

7-9--After-school programs: 14th Annual Conference, sponsored by the National School-Age Care Alliance, for anyone working with elementary and middle school children in after-school programs, at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tenn. Contact: NSACA, 1137 Washington St., Boston, MA 02135; (800) 606-0061; fax: (617) 298- 5022; e-mail: conference@nsaca.org; Web site: www.nsaca.org.

7-9--Curriculum: 11th Core Knowledge National Conference, sponsored by the Core Knowledge Foundation, for teachers, administrators, and parents, at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Contact: Michel Van Ersel, CKF, 801 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902; (800) 238-3233; fax: (434) 977- 0021; e-mail: coreknow@coreknowledge.org; Web site: www.coreknowledge.org.

7-9--Middle schools: 11th Annual Urban Conference and Exhibit on Middle-Level Initiatives: Closing the Achievement Gap, sponsored by the National Middle School Association, for middle-level educators, at the Pittsburgh Hilton in Pittsburgh. Contact: NMSA, 4151 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Westerville, OH 43081; (614) 895-4730 or (800) 528-6672; fax: (614) 895-4750; e-mail: info@nmsa.org; Web site: www.nmsa.org.

8--Achievement gap: Closing the Achievement Gap by Meeting High Standards, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575- 5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

8--Community involvement: Schools as Caring Communities: Learning and Leading by Engaging the Public, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

8--Developmental education: What All New Teachers Should Know About the Brain, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575- 5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

8--Diversity: Creating the Culturally Responsive Classroom, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575- 5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

8--Ethics: Building Decision Skills: A Unique Process for Resolving Ethical Dilemmas, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

8--Learning: Forgotten Standards: In-Depth Learning in a Diverse World, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575- 5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

8--Mathematics: Classroom Practices That Bridge the Gap: Beginning School Mathematics Program, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

8--Portfolios: The Portfolio Organizer: Succeeding With Portfolios in Your Classroom, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K- 12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

8--Professional development: Igniting and Inviting High Student Performance, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575- 5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

8--Professional development: Coordinating Strategies to Promote Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

8--School improvement: Guiding School Improvement and Empowering Teachers Through Action Research, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

8--Staff development: Examining Student Work as Staff Assessment and Development, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

8--Teacher evaluation: Enhancing Professional Practice: Teacher Evaluation That Works, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K- 12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

8--Technology: How to Integrate the Internet Into Your School's Curriculum, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

9-11--Professional development: Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in San Antonio. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311- 1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

10--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Radisson Mark Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Miami and the Morris F.X. Jeff Municipal Auditorium in New Orleans. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

10--Magnet schools: Developing Assessment Tools for Magnet Schools Assistance Program Grant Awardees, sponsored by Magnet Schools of America, for magnet school educators and evaluators, at the Tremont Hotel in Boston. Contact: Judith Stein, Executive Director, MSA, 733 15th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (800) 986- 3223, ext. 5084; fax: (954) 262-3988; e-mail: Stein@nova.edu; Web site: www.magnet.edu.

10-11--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

11--Teachers: Renewing the Hearts and Minds of Teachers, sponsored by the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools, for K-12, public and private educators, at Choate-Rosemary Hall School in Wallingford, Conn. Contact: Anne Ford Matthews, (860) 572-2950; e-mail: a_ford@caisct.org.

11--Learning disabilities: What About Us?: The Psychological and Familial Effects of Having a Sibling With Learning or Attention Problems, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

11--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Rome, Ga. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

11-13--Technology: Microcomputers in Education Conference, sponsored by Arizona State University, for teachers, library/media specialists, technology coordinators, staff developers, curriculum specialists, administrators, university faculty, and graduate students, in Tempe, Ariz. Contact: Jody Wong, ASU, MEC, PO Box 870101, Tempe, AZ 85287-0101; (480) 965-9700; fax: (480) 965-6317; e-mail: info@mec.asu.edu; Web site: http://mec.asu.edu.

12--College fair: Online College Fair for Students of Color, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, teachers, and parents, at www.OnlineCollegeFair.com. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

12--Reading: Kindergarten Reading Readiness Screening Tests, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

12-14--Character education: Classrooms With Character, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for educators and teaching aides, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC, 14100 Crawford St., Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545- 5771, ext. 65; Web site: www.girlsandboystown.org/nrtc.

12-13--Technology: Hawaii Department of Education E-School Conference: Building a Community of Learners 2002, sponsored by the Hawaii Department of Education, for teachers, technology coordinators, librarians, and administrators, at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, in Honolulu. Contact: Donna Shiroma or Vicki Kajioka, HIDOE E-School/Advanced Technology Research, 475 22nd Ave., Building 302, Room 211, Honolulu, HI 96816; (808) 733-4777; fax: (808) 733-4730; e-mail: Donna_Shiroma@notes.k12.hi.us; Web site: www.k12.hi.us/~eschool/conf2002/.

12-15--After-school programs: Before- and After-School Program: Training of Trainers, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for administrators, supervisors, staff, and volunteers, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

13--Charter schools: Job Fair, sponsored by the California Network of Educational Charters, for educators, students, charter schools, and graduates, at the San Francisco Airport Marriott in Burlingame, Calif. Contact: Julie Cruit Angilly and Brianne Fitzgerald, CANEC, 744 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070; (650) 654-6003; fax: (650) 654-4267; e-mail: fitzgerald@canec.org; Web site: www.canec.org.

13--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Morgantown, W.Va.; Raleigh, N.C.; and Tucson, Ariz. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

13-15--Data: Seize the Data! Maximizing the Role of Data in School-Improvement Planning, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for principals, teachers, district administrators, and superintendents, at the NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Contact: Sharon Steindam, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843- 6773; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

13-15--Teacher compensation: Teacher Compensation Design Seminar, sponsored by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the Center for Advanced Studies in Business, for teams of educators, at the Fluno Center for Executive Education at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. Contact: CPRE/CASB Seminars, UW- Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706; (608) 263-4260; fax: (608) 263- 6448; e-mail: llarms1@facstaff.wisc.edu; Web site: www.wcer.wisc.edu/cpre/conference .

13-16--Technology: Metamorphoses: The Changing Faces of Technology Conference, sponsored by the Northwest Council for Computer Education, for K-20 educators, building administrators, teacher-educators, technology coordinators, librarians and media specialists, curriculum coordinators, school board members, and superintendents, at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Contact: NCCE, (360) 650-4760; e-mail: ncce2002@ncce.org; Web site: www.ncce.org.

14--English: Conference, sponsored by the English Language Arts Council/United Federation of Teachers, for English teachers, in New York City. Contact: Vita Rosenberg, (212) 598-9298; fax: (212) 533-5402; e-mail: uftprocomm@aol.com.

14-16--Foreign language: Conference, sponsored by the Southern Conference on Language Teaching, for language teachers, in Baton Rouge, La. Contact: Lynne McClendon, SCLT, 165 Lazy Laurel Chase, Roswell, GA 30076; e-mail: lynnemcc@mindspring.com.

14-16--Science: Focus on Standards for Science and Mathematics, sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators, in Providence, R.I. Contact: Project 2061, AAAS, 1333 H St. N.W., Room 844, Washington, DC 20005; (888) 737-2061; Web site: www.pdp2061.org.

14--History: Electronic Field Trip: Made in America, sponsored by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, for grade 4-8 students and teachers, to be broadcast on national television. Contact: Russ Glissman, CWF, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187; (757) 565-8976; (757) 565-8916; e-mail: rglissman@cwf.org; Web site: www.history.org/trips.

14--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Akron, Ohio; Augusta, Ga.; Pittsburgh; and Springfield, Ohio. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

14-15--Safety: Preparing for Safe Schools workshop, sponsored by the National Institute for School and Workplace Safety, for administrators, staff, principals, teachers, superintendents, and school board members, at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Orlando. Contact: NISWS, (407) 804-8310; fax: (407) 304- 1231; Web site: www.nisws.com.

14-16--Charter schools: Celebrating a Decade of Charters-Changing Education One School at a Time, sponsored by the California Network of Educational Charters, for charter school staff, parents, students, businesses, education organizations, researchers, and community members, at the San Francisco Airport Marriott in Burlingame, Calif. Contact: Sue Bragato, CANEC, 744 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070; (650) 654-6003; fax: (650) 654-4267; e-mail: bragato@canec.org; Web site: www.canec.org.

14-16--Technology: 64th Annual Conference, sponsored by the International Technology Education Association, for K-12 technology teachers and teacher-educators, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Michelle Judd, ITEA, 1914 Association Drive, Suite 201, Reston, VA 20191; (703) 860- 2100; fax: (703) 860-0353; e-mail: iteaconf@iris.org; Web site: www.iteawww.org.

15--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Mansfield, Ohio; Santa Fe, N.M.; and Worthington, Ohio. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

16--Science: The Solar System From the Big Bang to the Future, sponsored by the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, for grade 6-12 science teachers, at the academy in Aurora, Ill. Deadline: March 4. Contact: Mary Lou Lipscomb, IMSA, 1500 W. Sullivan Road, Aurora, IL 60506-1000; (630) 907-5892; fax: (630) 907-5893; e-mail: lipscomb@imsa.edu; Web site: www.imsa.edu/center.

16--Teachers: LA County Teacher Recruitment Job Fair, sponsored by the Los Angeles County Teacher Recruitment Center, for credentialed teachers and students in teacher-preparation programs, at the Norwalk Arts and Sports Center in Norwalk, Calif. Contact: LACTRC, (800) 875-2929; e-mail: info@teachnow.la; Web site: www.teachnow.la.

16-19--Literacy: Ambassadors for Literacy, sponsored by the Michigan Reading Association, for teachers, administrators, professors, advocates, and parents, at the Cobo Convention Center in Detroit. Contact: MRA, 5241 Plainfield Ave. N.E., Suite I, Grand Rapids, MI 49525; (800) 672-7323; fax: (616) 361-0056; e- mail: mraread@iserv.net; Web site: www.mraread.org.

16-19--Urban schools: Legislative/Policy Conference, sponsored by the Council of the Great City Schools, for urban school superintendents, senior administrators, board members, and deans of colleges of education, at the Watergate Hotel in Washington. Contact: CGCS, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Suite 702, Washington, DC 20004; (202) 393-2427; fax: (202) 393-2400; Web site: www.cgcs.org.

16-20--Music teachers: Get the Royal Treatment in the Queen City, sponsored by the Music Teachers National Association, for music teachers, at the Convention Center and Hyatt Regency in Cincinnati. Contact: Jennifer Martin, MTNA, 441 Vine St., Suite 505, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2811; (888) 512-5278; fax: (513) 421-2503; e- mail: mtnanet@mtna.org; Web site: www.mtna.org.

17--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Charlotte Merchandise Mart in Charlotte, N.C. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

17-19--Higher education: National Conference on Higher Education, sponsored by the American Association for Higher Education, for educators, at the Chicago Hilton and Towers in Chicago. Contact: AAHE Service Center, 1 Dupont Circle, Suite 360, Washington, DC 20036-1110; (202) 293-6440, ext. 761; fax: (202) 293-0073; e- mail: servicecenter@aahe.org; Web site: www.aahe.org/conferences.htm.

17-20--Higher education: Grants Resource Center Spring Meeting, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, for campus-sponsored program administrators, at the Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington. Contact: Jim Cummins or Marion Tangum, AASCU, 1307 New York Ave. N.W., Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 293-7070; fax: (202) 296-5819; e-mail: cumminsj@aascu.orgortangumm@aa scu.org; Web site: www.aascu.org.

18--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Carlisle, Pa.; Columbia, S.C.; Cookeville, Tenn.; Decatur, Ill.; and Overland Park, Kan. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

18-22--Scholarships: ScholarShop Coordinator Orientation and Professional Development Session, sponsored by the Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America, for ScholarShop program coordinators, in New York City. Contact: Cindy Freeman, CSFA, (800) 537-4180, ext. 462; e-mail: cfreeman@csfa.org; Web site: www.csfa.org.

19--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Manhattan, Kan., and Oak Ridge, Tenn. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

19--Professional development: Satellite Town Meeting With Rod Paige, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, for K-12 educators, to be broadcast on national television. Contact: USDE, (800) 872-5327; e-mail: Satellite.Town.Meeting@ed.gov; Web site: www.ed.gov/inits/stm/.

19-20--Classroom management: The Well-Managed Classroom, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

19-22--Parental involvement: Common Sense Parenting: Training for Parent Trainers, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for teachers, administrators, and support staff, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

19-23--Bilingual education: 31st Annual International Bilingual/Multicultural Education Conference, sponsored by the National Association for Bilingual Education, for program and school administrators, educators, university professionals, trainers, researchers, policymakers, parents, and community members, at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia. Contact: NABE, 1030 15th St. N.W., Suite 470, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 898-1829; fax: (202) 789-2866; e-mail: nabe@nabe.org; Web site: www.nabe.org.

20--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Elkhart, Ind.; Marion, Ill.; and Stroudsburg, Pa. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

20-22--Administrators: Administrative Intervention, sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource Training Center, for principals, administrators, counselors, social workers, and team leaders, in Boys Town, Neb. Contact: NRTC Support Services, Box 145, Boys Town, NE 68010; (800) 545-5771, ext. 65; e-mail: nrtcmarketing@boystown.org.

20-22--School boards: Technology Site Visit, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for technology coordinators, superintendents, teachers, and school board members, at Township High School District #214 in Arlington Heights, Ill. Contact: NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: info@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/conference.

20-23--Social work: National School Social Work Conference, sponsored by the School Social Workers Association of America, for school social workers, in Atlanta. Contact: Randy Fisher, Executive Director, SSWAA, PO Box 2072, Northlake, IL 60164; (847) 289-4642; e-mail: sswaa@aol.com; Web site: www.sswaa.org.

21-23--Foreign language: Conference, sponsored by the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for foreign-language teachers, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: Diane Ging, CSCTFL, PO Box 21531, Columbus, OH 43221-0531; (614) 529- 0109; fax: (614) 529-0321; e-mail: dging@iwaynet.net.

21-22--School improvement: Focusing on Student Performance-Creating Research-Based Schoolwide Action Plans for Increasing Student Achievement, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for principals, teachers, and administrators, at the NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Deadline: 15 days before event. Contact: Sharon Steindam, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843-6773; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

22--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Bloomington, Ind. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

23--English: Recreating the Classroom, sponsored by the Nebraska English Language Arts Council, for English teachers, in Lincoln, Neb. Contact: Clark Kolterman, (402) 643-6138 or (402) 643-2988; e-mail: ckolte00@connectseward.org.

24-27--Middle schools: 21st Annual Middle-Level Schools Conference, sponsored by the New England League of Middle Schools, for middle school educators, in Providence, R.I. Contact: NELMS, 460 Boston St., Suite 4, Topsfield, MA 01983; (978) 887- 6263; fax: (978) 887-6504; e-mail: nelms@nelms.org; Web site: www.nelms.org.

25--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Charleston, S.C. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

25-26--Language skills: Including English-Language Learners in Mainstream Classrooms, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

25-26--Principals: If Only I Knew: Support for the New Principal, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575- 5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

25-26--Scheduling: Instructional Strategies for Flexible Scheduling, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Kansas City, Mo. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575- 5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

25-28--Indian education: 2002 Oklahoma Johnson-O'Malley Conference, sponsored by the Oklahoma InterTribal JOM Committee, for parents, educators, and administrators involved in Indian education, at the Clarion on Meridian Hotel and Convention Center in Oklahoma City. Contact: The Cherokee Nation JOM Program, 2002 Oklahoma JOM Conference, PO Box 948, Tahlequah, OK 74465; (918) 456-0671; fax: (918) 458- 6195.

27-30--Science: National Convention, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, for science teachers, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. Contact: NSTA, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Third Floor, Arlington, VA 22201-3000; (800) 328-8998; fax: (703) 243-7177; e-mail: reg@nsta.org; Web site: www.nsta.org/conventions.

April

1-5--Reading: The Writing Road to Reading: A Comprehensive Introduction, sponsored by the Reading Reform Foundation of New York, for educators, at the foundation in New York City. Contact: RRF, 333 W. 57th St., Suite 1L, New York, NY 10019; (212) 307-7320; fax: (212) 307-0449; e-mail: readingreform@mindspring.com; Web site: www.readingreformny.org.

1-5--Research: Validity and Value in Education Research, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association, for AERA members and nonmembers, educators, policymakers, and stakeholders, at multiple facilities throughout New Orleans. Contact: Debra Gallagher, AERA, 1230 17th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036-3078; (202) 223-9485; fax: (202) 775-1824; e-mail: dgallagher@aera.net; Web site: www.aera.net.

1-30--Technology: Internet Information Literacy, sponsored by the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, for science and mathematics teachers, on the Web at http://wizard.imsa.edu/course. Contact: Lora Kaisler, IMSA, 1500 W. Sullivan Road, Aurora, IL 60506-1000; (630) 907-5970; fax: (630) 907-5918; e-mail: lkaisler@imsa.edu; Web site: www.imsa.edu.

2-3--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Connecticut Expo Center in Hartford, Conn. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

3-6--Professional development: Teaching and Learning Without Borders: Annual International Conference and Exhibition, sponsored by the Association for Childhood Education International, for teachers, child-care workers and directors, college of education faculty, students, parents, and others interested in infancy through middle-adolescence education, at the Hyatt Regency San Diego in San Diego. Contact: ACEI, 17904 Georgia Ave., Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832; (301) 570-2111 or (800) 423-3563; fax: (301) 570-2212; e-mail: ACEImc@aol.com; Web site: www.ACEI.org.

3-6--Special education: Annual Convention and Expo, sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, for special educators, general educators, and related service providers, at the New York Hilton Avenue of the Americas and the Sheraton New York and Manhattan in New York City. Contact: CEC, 1110 N. Glebe Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201; (888) 232-7733; fax: (703) 620-4334; e-mail: service@cec.sped.org; Web site: www.cec.sped.org.

4-6--Science: Using "Atlas of Science Literacy," sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, for educators, in Austin, Texas. Contact: Project 2061, AAAS, 1333 H St. N.W., Room 844, Washington, DC 20005; (888) 737-2061; Web site: www.pdp2061.org.

4-6--School attorneys: Council of School Attorneys' School Law Seminar, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school attorneys, school leaders, and school board members, in New Orleans. Contact: NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: info@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/conference.

4-7--Urban school boards: Council of Urban Boards of Education Pre-Conference Meeting and Issues Forum, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for urban school leaders and school board members, in New Orleans. Contact: NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: info@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/conference.

5-6--Leadership: National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration: Advancing Knowledge for Improved Practice, sponsored by the University Council for Educational Administration, for graduate students and educators, in New Orleans. Contact: UCEA, 205 Hill Hall, Columbia, MO 65211- 2185; (573) 884-8300; fax: (573) 884-8302; e-mail: admnucea@coe.missouri.edu; Web site: www.ucea.org.

5-6--Professional development: 9th Annual Conference: The Diffusion of Knowledge, sponsored by the National Paideia Center, for educators, at the Boar's Head Inn in Charlottesville, Va. Contact: Alana Neal, NPC, UNCG School of Education, PO Box 26171, Greensboro, NC 27402-6171; (336) 334-3729; fax: (336) 334-3739; e-mail: Alana_Neal@uncg.edu; Web site: www.paideia.org.

5-9--Principals: 2002 Convention and Exhibit: Experience the Heart of Leadership in the Heart of Texas, sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, for elementary and middle school principals, in San Antonio. Contact: NAESP, 1615 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 684-3345; fax: (703) 518-6281; Web site: www.naesp.org.

6-9--Linguistics: Conference, sponsored by the American Association of Applied Linguistics, for language teachers, in Salt Lake City. Contact: AAAL, PO Box 21686, Eagan, MN 55121-0686; (612) 953-0805; fax: (612) 431-8404; e-mail: aaaloffice@aaal.org; Web site: www.aaal.org.

6--Reading: Reflections 2002, sponsored by the Vermont Council on Reading, for classroom teachers, teacher leaders, reading specialists, and administrators, at Stoweflake Resort and Conference Center in Stowe, Vt. Contact: Patricia Daniels, VCR, 609 Cherrierville Road, Fairfax, VT 05454; (802) 527-7816; fax: (802) 849-2865; e-mail: pdaniels@fwsu.k12.vt.us; Web site: www.sover.net/~vtread.

6-9--School boards: 62nd Annual Conference, sponsored by the National School Boards Association, for school board members, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Contact: NSBA, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 838-6722; fax: (703) 683-7590; e-mail: info@nsba.org; Web site: www.nsba.org/conference.

7--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Memphis Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tenn. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

7-8--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Onondaga County Convention Center in Syracuse, N.Y. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

7-10--Science: Annual General Meeting: Research, Policy, and Practice - Creating a Voice for the Profession, sponsored by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, for science educators, administrators, researchers, and policymakers, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans. Contact: David B. Zandvliet, Annual Meeting Coordinator, NARST, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada; (604) 291-5680; fax: (604) 291- 4203; e-mail: dbz@sfu.ca; Web site: www.educ.sfu.ca/narstsite/.

8--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Charleston, W.Va., and Melbourne, Fla. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

8-11--Curriculum management: Maximizing Student Achievement Through Systems Factors: Governance, Leadership, and Support Services, sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa International, for all educators, in San Francisco. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: PDKI, PO Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; (812) 339-1156 or (800) 766-1156; fax: (812) 339-0018; e-mail: headquarters@pdkintl.org; Web site: www.pdkintl.org.

8-12--Learning disabilities: 20th Annual Conference: Unlocking Learning Potential, sponsored by the Learning Disabilities Network, for educators, school leaders, clinicians, and parents, at the Lantana in Randolph, Mass. Contact: LDN, 72 Sharp St., Hingham, MA 02043; (781) 340-5605; fax: (781) 340-5603; e-mail: LDNTWK@aol.com; Web site: www.LDNetwork.org.

9-13--Physical education: National Convention, sponsored by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, for health and physical education professionals, in San Diego. Contact: AAHPERD, (800) 213-7193, ext. 401; Web site: www.aahperd.org.

9--Reading: Word Identification, sponsored by the Churchill Center, for educators, at the center in New York City. Contact: Susan Spero, CC, 310 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016; (212) 722-0610; e-mail: sspero@churchillschool.com.

9-13--English: Conference, sponsored by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, for English-language teachers, in Salt Lake City. Contact: TESOL, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 836-0774; fax: (703) 836-7864; e-mail: conv@tesol.com.

9--College fair: Online College Fair for Junior Jump-Start Students, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for students, teachers, and parents, at www.OnlineCollegeFair.com. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

9--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Kissimmee, Fla., and Tallahassee, Fla. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

10--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Birmingham, Ala.; Blacksburg, Va.; Cleveland, Tenn.; Lakeland, Fla.; and Lancaster, Pa. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

10-12--Professional development: A Framework for Teaching: The Observation and Evaluation Process, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K- 12 educators and administrators, in Minneapolis. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

10-12--Teaching: Teaching for Deep Understanding, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Minneapolis. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311- 1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575-5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

10-13--Leadership: Reaching and Teaching: Good Schools Getting Better, sponsored by the Golden Hills School Division and Alberta Regional Consortia, for teachers, administrators, staff, trustees, and parents, in Calgary, Alberta. Contact: TW Branun and Associates, (800) 531-0082; fax: (866) 465-2325; Web site: www. twblearn.com/reachingandteaching2/reachingandteaching2.html.

11--Senior year: Graduation by Exhibition, sponsored by the Parker Regional Teachers Center, for educators, at the center in Devens, Mass. Contact: PRTC, PO Box 2129, Devens, MA 01432; (978) 772-2687; Web site: www.parker.org/rtc.

11-13--English: The Art of Writing Centers, sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, for English teachers, in Savannah, Ga. Contact: Donna Sewell, (229) 333-5946; fax: (229) 259-5529; e-mail: dsewell@valdosta.edu.

11--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Albany, Ga.; St. Louis; and Toledo, Ohio. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

11-12--Gifted education: Education for Gifted Students: Focus on the Future, sponsored by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, for K-12 educators and administrators, in Minneapolis. Contact: ASCD, 1703 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311-1714; (703) 578-9600 or (800) 933-2723; fax: (703) 575- 5400; e-mail: member@ascd.org; Web site: www.ascd.org.

11-12--School improvement: Focusing on Student Performance-Creating Research-Based Schoolwide Action Plans for Increasing Student Achievement, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for principals, teachers, and administrators, at the NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Deadline: 15 days before event. Contact: Sharon Steindam, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843-6773; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

11-12--Technology: Software Training Workshop for Data Point, sponsored by the National Study of School Evaluation, for teachers and administrators, at the NSSE headquarters in Schaumburg, Ill. Deadline: 15 days before event. Contact: Sharon Steindam, NSSE, 1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 406, Schaumburg, IL 60173; (847) 995-9080 or (800) 843-6773; fax: (847) 995-9088; e-mail: schoolimprovement@nsse.org; Web site: www.nsse.org.

12--Counselors: Counselor Workshop for New Counselors, sponsored by the College Board, for new college counselors, at Monroe Community College in Rochester, N.Y. Contact: Stephen DiPietro, CB, 3440 Market St., Suite 410, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 387-7600, ext. 124; fax: (215) 387-5805; e-mail: sdipietro@collegeboard.org; Web site: www.collegeboard.org.

12--Mathematics: Hands-On Equations, sponsored by the Agency for Instructional Technology, for educators, in Jefferson City, Mo. Deadline: Two weeks before event. Contact: AIT, 1800 N. Stonelake Drive, PO Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402; (800) 457-4509; fax: (812) 333-4278; e-mail: info@ait.net; Web site: www.ait.net.

14-17--Federal programs: Annual Spring Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators, for federal project coordinators, at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Va. Contact: Penny Soule, Vice President, NAFEPA, (702) 799-5406; e-mail: psoule9407@aol.com.

14--College fair: National College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, for high school students and their parents, at the Cleveland State University Convocation Center in Cleveland. Contact: NACAC, 1631 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (800) 822-6285; fax: (703) 836-8015; Web site: www.nacac.com.

14-16--Alternative education: Alternative Education Conference: Effective Strategies Institute on Alternative Schools, sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, for teachers, counselors, district staff, social service agencies, juvenile-justice professionals, and government leaders, at the Des Mo

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